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shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying